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Re: [Subclipse-users] Minor Subclipse dialogs accessibility issues.

From: Mark Phippard <markp_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2006-01-26 14:55:13 CET

"Alexander Kitaev" <alex@tmate.org> wrote on 01/26/2006 08:31:27 AM:

> 1. Dialog labels (some, but not all) miss keyboard accellerator
> (those underlined characters), that allows Windows user to press
Alt-Char to
> bring input focus into desired text field.

You actually do already have an issue entered for this. It would be
helpful if you could just be specific and update the issue on specific
dialogs that are missing accellerators.

> 2. Dialog fields (again some, but not all) are not selected by default.
> instance, in SSH authentication dialog user name field is not selected,
> when keyboard focus comes to it entered user name is not selected, and
> have to delete existing user name and then type new one. When text is
> selected user only have to start typing - old text will be replaced with
> new one.

Again, if there are other dialogs with this problem, it would help to have
a list to work from.

For those that watch the lists and would like to contribute to this
project, this would be a great area to start. You just have to have some
SWT knowledge to help polish the dialogs. Someone else, Eugene Kuleshov,
recently posted a list of dialogs that should be resizable and are not.
These are all area where contributions would be relatively easy to make
and also helpful.

Alex, you do enough for us, I am not directing this to you. I would just
like to recruit a few new committers to come on board and this would be a
good place to start, rather than trying to tackle some bigger issue.


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